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Updated Jan. 12, 2017


Midwinter Gaming Convention, 2 p.m. to midnight, today through Sunday, Hilton Milwaukee City Center, 509 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. Live action role play, tabletop role-playing games, card games and a board game room.

Card social, 6 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Friday, St. Florian Parish (Cristo Rey School Cafeteria), 1215 S. 45th St., West Milwaukee. Buffet diner at 7:30 p.m. Free beer, soda and coffee. Raffle tickets. Handicap-accessible elevator. $12. 414-383-3565,

The Great Train Robbery Garden Train Show at The Domes, Saturday through April 2, Mitchell Park Domes, 524 Layton Blvd., Milwaukee.

Cat show: Chilli Cats, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday Racine Civic Center (Memorial Hall), 72 Seventh St., Racine. Ten rings. Visit for $1 off coupon and information.

Free U.S. citizenship classes in Spanish and English, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, also Jan. 21 and Jan. 28, Milwaukee Public Library - Forest Home Branch, 1432 W. Forest Home Ave., Milwaukee. Register in person at any library or by calling Voces de la Frontera: 414-643-1620.

Waukesha Expo Market Collectibles and Flea Style Show, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000 Northview Road, Waukesha. Estate and attic treasures, collectibles, furniture and furniture repair services, advertising, Depression glass, sports items, old toys, gold and silver coins, jewelry, candles and soaps, Watkins, Avon, knick-knacks and more. $5 or $3 with two nonperishable food items per person for the Hunger Task Force. Concessions available. Free parking.

33rd annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration, “We Shall Overcome,” 1 p.m. Sunday, Uihlein Hall at the Marcus Center for Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St., Milwaukee. Events highlights area youths who will interpret King’s works through art, speech and writing contests.  Reception at 3 p.m. Free.  Complimentary parking in the Marcus Center parking structure available., 414-273-7206.

Milwaukee Comic Book Convention, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Clarion Hotel & Conference Center, 5311 S. Howell Ave., Milwaukee. Dealers from three states will be on hand with comic books from the golden age to present along with a variety of related collectible items such as action figures. Dealers will also be buying comics. Free admission. 309-657-1599 or visit

Light Up the Garden and Lynden By Night, 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Lynden Sculpture Garden, 2145 W. Brown Deer Road, River Hills. A 3 p.m. workshop to make a lantern (or bring your own), followed by 5 p.m. with a lander-lit walk led by naturalist Naomi Cobb. The evening ends with a bonfire and hot cider.

Monster Jam, 7 p.m. Jan. 20 and Jan. 21 and 1 p.m. Jan. 21, BMO Harris Bradley Center, 1001 N. 4th St., Milwaukee. $15 to $45. 414-227-0400,

Dog Days at Lynden, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 21, Lynden Sculpture Garden, 2145 W. Brown Deer Road, River Hills. Dogs must be leashed and considerate of other visitors, canine and human. Free to dogs and members or with admission to the sculpture garden.



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